2013 marks our 5th year bringing NICOFest to the Japanese Classic Car Show. This year’s event was the largest on record, and the most amazing one to date.
Since 2005, NICO has dominated the NOPI Nationals with attendance, so after a few years of shows being on hiatus, we were glad to bring NICOFest back to NOPI in 2012.
Photos by Christine Warren (skydragoness) Photos by Torry Skurski (EZcheese15)
Our 1967 WRL411 SSS Datsun Wagon was just too rare and too complete to pass up. Read all about the rescue and restoration of “Alice” here… We hope you enjoy it.
OK, those of you who have read this far are probably thinking, “Enough already, show us the damn finished product!” Bear with me – While suspension rehab on a ’67 Datsun isn’t a “sexy” topic, I promise, you’ll like the results. Stick with us, this is getting good. The steering on the wagon had gotten […]
With the interior done, we were set to put some miles on our new acquisition. Just for fun, I threw on a set of GAB Sport wheels I sourced from Japan. They were sitting around from an abandoned previous project, and they looked good on the car, and saved me from having to buy new […]
NICOclub staffers Becky, Greg and Aaron spend the day at Classic Datsun Motorsports, also known as Datsun Heaven! Meet the man behind the business as we take you on a virtual tour…
There were just too many neat cars to describe all of them. I didn’t find a single car that I didn’t like or appreciate but there were a few that really stood out. One was Paul Newman’s IMSA car. Les offered to let me sit in and have my picture taken, but I think it […]
One visit was simply not enough… After we took off to go rescue Aaron and the 510, we came back to the shop early the next day to prep the 510 for the long drive from SoCal to Phoenix. Les gave the old Dime a once-over and proclaimed her, “Very, very straight… would look good […]